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Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-23-2007
Replies: 128
Views: 99,398
Posted By DrLeoB
Both of you make excellent points about the focus...

Both of you make excellent points about the focus pawl in the Fed, it is a fine little point which can get caught behind one of the tab type lens couplings. All of the lenses I have tried have been...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-22-2007
Replies: 128
Views: 99,398
Posted By DrLeoB
Fed-1 Arrived/Canon 1.8 arrived - Now together

I like this look, lens fits easily and looks nice.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-16-2007
Replies: 128
Views: 99,398
Posted By DrLeoB
Thanks for the advice, I am now starting the...

Thanks for the advice, I am now starting the hunt...

Was easily able to screw my Summarit 50/1.5,Canon 100/2 and Nokton 50/1.5 on and smoothly focus with all so I guess I got lucky with the threads,...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-16-2007
Replies: 128
Views: 99,398
Posted By DrLeoB
Got all the dirty grease cleaned out of the focus...

Got all the dirty grease cleaned out of the focus and lens mount threads and relubed them with my special fluorocarbon lube (NO volatiles, No creep) .

Boy, how smooth the focus now...nice and easy. ...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-15-2007
Replies: 128
Views: 99,398
Posted By DrLeoB
Got My Fed-1

Thenks and much appreciate you ramarks about the lens recommencations and ....

I got the camera this afternoon, 10 days .... NOT bad.

I am really pleased with the initial appearance and feel, ......
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-15-2007
Replies: 128
Views: 99,398
Posted By DrLeoB
So..... while I'm waiting..... What is a good,...

So..... while I'm waiting.....

What is a good, appropriate Russian portrait length lens to go on the FED-1?

I have a Canon 100/2 for my 7s/0.95 combo....Do the russians have anything similar in the...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-13-2007
Replies: 128
Views: 99,398
Posted By DrLeoB
And I wait.....

And I wait.....
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-05-2007
Replies: 128
Views: 99,398
Posted By DrLeoB
Guess I'll have time to finish some of my other...

Guess I'll have time to finish some of my other projects then, ....
Digital M3
Trashed Leica II refurb/CLA/Total Rebuild
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Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-05-2007
Replies: 128
Views: 99,398
Posted By DrLeoB
I've taken the leap!!!

Decided, since I'm supposedly a russian linguist :confused:, and studied the russian military, that it was time to see how well the FED-1 worked. Just ordered one ... Now the wait.
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